Upcoming Connecticut Antique Auto Events for the Shoreline Area, and Beyond...
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*We are now in process of building up our 2022 event listings... The 2022s are now back to being highlighted in BLUE... As always, we welcome you to please send us your CT Shoreline-area old car event listings!

This Calendar is originated and periodically updated by the Shoreline Antique Auto Connection, a not-for-profit enterprise run for antique auto enthusiasts, by antique auto enthusiasts. As the information presented here is gleaned from a WIDE variety of sources, there is no way we can vouch for the truth or accuracy of anything, and we STRONGLY suggest you get in touch with the applicable event contacts listed, to make sure the event is indeed going to be held (especially before you make a long trip to attend!). Thank you. SAAC, P.O. Box 3353, Stony Creek, CT 06405, e-mail CommonGear@aol.com, web site http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/ . Please send your CT Shoreline-area event listings for inclusion here (non-marque-specific events preferred).

WHY DO WE DO THIS? - We maintain this Calendar as a service to our fellow local-area antique auto enthusiasts! It's not perfect, but we always work very hard at it, and try to verify as much as possible everything that we publish. And we love to share it! We are not professionals at this--only enthusiasts who enjoy the old car hobby. What would really make us happy, however, is that those who may like to copy and paste our exhaustively researched (always with sources credited), written-out & detailed listings for their own web site use, to please occasionally give us a little bit of a shout-out! Thanks for your understanding and support! See you out there at the shows & cruises!

"WHERE ELSE ARE GOOD PLACES TO LOOK FOR UPCOMING CAR EVENT LISTINGS FOR THIS AREA?" - Frankly, at this stage of the game (mid-June 2020), the only calendar I really trust is THIS ONE. Other calendars that I look at regularly appear to be suffering from "lack of interest" by their editors/maintainers--and I can't say I blame them, since so much of the calendar updating I seem do these days is to revise events into cancelled events--it's depressing. For some reasonably reliable places to go look for events in Connecticut in general (we make no excuses for our desire to stay CT Shoreline-focused on this page), we first recommend The Connecticut Council of Car Clubs Events Calendar (whose editor John B. is extremely conscientious about keeping it accurate and updated; may we also suggest joining their Facebook group page for lots of event updates as well: https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/), and then also Hemmings and also OldRide.com ... Beyond those, good luck... SUGGESTION: Contact the club or organization directly to see if their event is actually going to happen--relying solely on someone's haphazardly-maintained compendium of events (and I'm not saying I'm infallible--I only do this as a hobby after all) can often get you into trouble... Happy event hunting!

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SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 2, 2022, Thursday - Sunday, Newport (RHODE ISLAND) – Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week, Newport, Rhode Island… Applications are now open—apply now… Tickets on-sale January 2022… Info - https://www.audrainconcours.com/ and/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/audrainsconcours/ (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!)… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/14/2022)

OCTOBER 1, 2022, Saturday, New Britain – “Cars & Coffee! – at Alvarium Beer Co.,” 9:00am to 11:00am, Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Alvarium Beer Co., 365 John Downey Drive, Suite B, New Britain, CT 06051… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1935836236606539/ - and thanks to Miguel from Rad Stallions for the heads up!): ‘…Awww, BEEP BEEP! Please join us for another round of Cars & Coffee! Cruise on down and show us what you got! More deets below… Free to the public… Alvarium Roasting Co.'s cafe will be open and servin' up delicious artisnal coffee libations… Taproom opening early at 11am [beer!]… Samba's Cuisine slammin' down the breakfast eats starting at 9am… Raffle for participating show cars… We've got plenty of parking, roll up and show us what you've got! …”… And there you have it! Thanks to our friend Miguel from Rad Stallions (https://www.facebook.com/radstallions) for the heads up about this event!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/24/2022)

OCTOBER 1-2, 2022, Saturday-Sunday, Colchester – “QVEA Zagray Farm Museum Fall Show & Swap,” see the brief details on the “Yankee Memorial Show List 2022,” that we found online at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F-KcNcCgqD_0Rmzof7ruE-ZCfmmSqoHn/view ... NOTE – We are providing this listing as a courtesy—please be sure to do your own research before making any long trips... (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2022)

OCTOBER 1-2, 2022, Saturday-Sunday, Bethel – “Hollandia Nurseries Fall Festival,” see the brief details on the “Yankee Memorial Show List 2022,” that we found online at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F-KcNcCgqD_0Rmzof7ruE-ZCfmmSqoHn/view ... NOTE – We are providing this listing as a courtesy—please be sure to do your own research before making any long trips... (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, Middletown – "... ‘36th Annual Middlesex County Historical Society Car Show & Fall Harvest Market’…”… Quoting from a flyer that was placed in Diane’s car at the 6/15/2022 Main Street Middletown Cruise Night: “…Sunday, October 2, 2022, Palmer Field, Bernie O’Rourke Drive, Middletown, CT… Cut-off date for show cars will be 1997; car corral = all years, with registration fee… 7:30am = set up for vendors… 8:30am – car registration, entry fee $10… 11:30am = judging begins… 2:30pm = awards ceremony… General admission $3… ‘Best trophies in the state!’… Rain date = October 9, 2022…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/16/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, South Meriden – “South Meriden Car Show - 2022”… 1:00pm to 5:00pm, at Holy Angels Church, 585 Main Street, South Meriden, CT 06451… Quoting from the official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1115359516043961/): “…South Meriden Christmas in the Village Car Show, Sunday, October 2nd, at Holy Angels Church, 585 Main St. So. Meriden CT… Open to All Cars, Trucks, Jeeps, & Bikes... $10 Show Car Entry fee. Live Band, Food, 50/50, and a lot of trophies!!!... This is a great fun-filled family event… This will be AMCC last car show we will host. We will not be doing anymore shows after this year... All proceeds will benefit Christmas in the Village... Info - southmeridenfestivals@yahoo.com … Rain Date: October 9th…”… More info – Thanks to the good folks from the American Muscle Car Club for their efforts making this car show event happen for many years—bravo AMCCers! Please be sure to visit their Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/americanmusclecarclubct ... And there you have it!… (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/21/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, Stratford/Short Beach – "... ‘ASJ #8 Car Show,’ 9am-3pm,, at Short Beach, Stratford… Vendors, Food Trucks, Trophies, Door Prizes… $10 per show car, spectators free!… Quoting from the Facebook post that our friend Ray Benson made today to the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291): “…Our 5th Annual Car Show at the Beach in Stratford. This show grows every year. Bring a car, or come as a spectator—you’ll have fun either way! Bring the family!...”… Sounds great, thanks Ray!... More info – I did some google searching for a street address for Short Beach in Stratford, and came up with: 1 Dome Drive, Stratford, CT 06615. Looking on the map, Dome Drive is off of Stratford Road/Route 113, which is way down south, I think in what’s called the “Lordship” section of Stratford, and Short Beach is also right on the banks of the Housatonic River, where it empties into Long Island Sound; it’s also right near Sikorsky Memorial Airport… Even more info – Please also be sure to check out the Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) of the America St. John’s #8 Lodge, online at: https://www.facebook.com/AmericaStJohns8/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, East Hartford – "... ‘Wishes On Wheels Truck Convoy – Featuring the 2nd Annual Spooky Customs Car Show & Nutmeg Jeepers Rally – To Benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut,’ 9am-4pm, at Rentschler Field., 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118…”… Quoting from Marie Torres’ June 5th, 2022 post, that also included a picture of the official flyer, to the “CT Car Shows & Meets” Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ctcarshows/): “…October 2nd save the date!!! Major fundraiser for the kiddos. $ 20 entry donation. Donations 100% go to fundraiser. Pre registration link to come ! If you have a jeep there is a jeep show, all cars welcomed! Slingshots welcomed! Motorcycles welcomed! You have wheels your invited! … please keep in mind this is a family fundraising event. ***** please specify car show upon arrival**** 5 categories for trophies!”… More info – Just found the Facebook event page, so please be sure to go check that out for more event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/268619432102649 ...   And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, North Haven – "... ‘Hammer City Customs Car Show,’ 2pm-onward, at Hammer City Customs, 51 Giles Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/3309053915981399/): “…Food, music, 50/50 raffle, custom and painted panels for sale…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, New Hartford – “…Time Was Garage Presents: ‘The Sixteenth Annual Car Show – Cartoberfest 2022,’ 10am to 3pm, at Hurley Business Park, 37 Greenwoods Road, New Hartford, CT… Rain date = Sunday, 10/9… Dash plaques, firehouse cooking… All benefits go to the New Hartford Fire Department … webmaster’s note – We saw this event listed on the “Cartoberfest Car Show” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cartoberfest (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!)… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

OCTOBER 2, 2022, Sunday, Guilford – "... ‘Club Corvette of CT 28th Corvette Show & Swap Meet’, 9am-3pm, at Guilford Fairgrounds, Lover’s Lane, Guilford, CT…”… Quoting from the dedicated event page we found at the Hemmings web site’s “Event” section (https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=61212): “…Club Corvette of Connecticut’s 28th Corvette Show & Swap Meet, Sunday, October 2nd at the Guilford Fairgrounds, Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT Exit 59 - Goose Lane off I-95. The net proceeds from the show benefit Club Corvette of CTs adopted charity, The Ronald McDonald House. Participants will have their choice of entering one of the 16 judged classes or be part of the Corvette Fun Field, trophies awarded in both areas. This year’s celebrity judge with be Kevin MacKay. Kevin is well known throughout the Corvette community as the Corvette Hunter having been the person that tracked down the famous 3 Cunningham Corvette that won its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1960 driven by John Fitch and Bob Grossman. Kevin is the owner of Corvette Repair in Valley Stream, NY. This show attracts more than 200 Corvettes to be judged in addition to the Club Corvette of CT members Corvettes on display. There is a spectator Corvette only coral. Registration is $25 for the judged classes, $20 for the Fun Field, Swap Meet Vendor spot $40, Corvette for Sale $20. General public admission is $5, children under 12 admitted free… Sponsors: McDermott Auto Group, Callaway Cars, Town Fair Tire, Moroso Performance Products… When: October 02, 2022, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm… Location: Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT, 06437… Cost: $25 Judged class, $20 Fun Field, Spectators $5… To Registerhttps://www.clubcorvettect.com/ or call Eddie Karedes at 203-271-3060 or skaredes@cox.net , or call Dennis Krajewski at 203-481-9439 or dwk1@sbcglobal.net …”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2022)

OCTOBER 4-7, 2022, Tuesday-Friday, Hershey (PENNSYLVANIA) – “AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet” (a.k.a. “Hershey Holy Week”)… Quoting from the dedicated event page at the Hershey Region AACA’s web site (https://hershey.aaca.com/eastern-division-fall-meet/): “…The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the grounds and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States… Events Include: Car Corral, Flea Market, Friday Car Show, Ladies Luncheon, High Wheeler Contest, Race Car Condition Run, Judging School,  AACA Juniors, Talent Show and Old Time Movie Night…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Steve DeVito (stevedevito44@gmail.com) who sent us an e-mail heads up just today advising us of this event, and suggesting it be added to the SAAC Calendar—we would do it anyway, since Hershey is always big on our annual calendar—but Steve’s suggestion made us think better to get it done!... More info – Please be sure to visit the Facebook page of the Hershey Region AACA, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there—these are the amazing folks who run this amazing event every year: https://www.facebook.com/Hershey-Region-AACA-160938227293161 … And there you have it! Thanks again Steve for the info!... Additional important note – Please be sure to take notice that the event is running Tuesday thru Friday this year—NOT Wednesday thru Saturday like it has been in years-passed… (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/18/2022)

OCTOBER 8, 2022, Saturday, Old Saybrook – "...Cardone & Daughter Automotive Presents: ‘Vintage & Specialty Car Event’, Saturday, October 8, 2022, 9am to 1pm, at C&D Automotive, 4 Custom Drive, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 (Exit 66 off of I-95; same road as the Old Saybrook DMV)… Rain date = Sunday, October 9, 2022… Please follow prevailing COVID policy at the time of the event… Anyone owning a vintage/specialty vehicle is encouraged to drive it to the shop (vintage car not mandatory to attend—EVERYONE is invited!)… Enjoy morning coffee/afternoon hot dogs—get ‘em while they last!... Help us feed neighbors in need: Please bring a non-perishable food donation for our friends at Shoreline Soup Kitchen!... www.CardoneAndDaughter.com …”… webmaster’s note – What a nice thing that the C&D Auto folks do for the local car enthusiast community, a couple of times per  year! We’ve been to several of these events, and always have a wonderful time! PLEASE do not forget to bring your non-perishable food donation to help out those less fortunate!... More info – Please also be sure to check out the Cardone & Daughter Automotive Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/cardoneanddaughter ... And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/20/2022)

OCTOBER 8, 2022, Saturday, Branford – “…Branford Yacht Club Presents ‘Car & Truck Show to Benefit The Wounded Warrior Project’, Saturday, October 8th (Rain date = October 9th), 10am to 2pm, at Branford Yacht Club (Main Parking Lot), 39 Goodsell Point Road, Branford, CT… Donation $10 per car… Spectators = free entrance to the show (a $5 donation per adult is appreciated for the Wounded Warrior Project)… DJ, 50/50 raffle, trophies, huge parking lot, food… All car clubs, makes, and models are welcome… Vendors wanted (non-food)… For info contact Bill atwcapozzi@comcast.net … Come and enjoy a beautiful venue!...”… webmaster’s note - All of the above info was transcribed from a flyer posted on the Facebook system a couple of days ago by William Anthony (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018/user/1299220965/) on the “CT Car Shows and Meets” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018/) … webmaster’s additional note – I’ve been to this show and it’s wonderful, and the part about “beautiful venue” is not an exaggeration! And finally, the Wounded Warrior Project is a positively wonderful cause worth supporting!... More info – Visit the BYC’s official web site at: https://www.branfordyc.org/ … *8/18/2022 UPDATES--DIRECT CONTACT FROM ORGANIZERS WITH ADDITIONAL HELPFUL EVENT INFO – We were so pleased to hear from Car Show Chairman Bill Capozzi (wcapozzi@comcast.net ; subject line of message: “Branford Yacht Club Car Show”), just a day or so ago, with latest up-to-the-minute info and details about this always great car show, benefiting a fantastic charitable cause (Wounded Warrior Project), and in one of the most beautiful spots ever for a car meet—right on the banks of the Branford River, at the Branford Yacht Club’s beautiful expansive headquarters! Quoting from Bill’s note dated 8/16/2022: “…Good afternoon Steve… I am running the BYC car show this year as Frank Wojcik is now the commodore and has a full plate. I have been co running the show with him from its inception. He asked me to reach out to you as he said you've been very helpful in getting the word out… WHEN: The show is October 8th, with the 9th as the rain date, from 10am til 2pm… WHERE: Branford Yacht Club (main parking lot), 39 Goodsell Point Road, Branford, CT… Donation: $10 per car, to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project… DJ, 50/50 Raffle, Trophies, Huge parking lot, Food… All car clubs, Makes and Models are Welcome… This year we would like to add NON food vendors as an added attraction… Any help you could afford us would be greatly appreciated in making this as successful as it has been in the past. We have been actively putting fliers in windows at car shows throughout the State… The best way to contact me is at wcapozzi@comcast.net and 203 494 8426… Best Regards, --Bill Capozzi…”… Thanks so much Bill (& Frank also) for all the work you do to produce this wonderful local car show, benefiting a great cause, for so many years! We are pleased to help spread the word! Thanks again for contacting us!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/29/2022; additional details & message from the car show chairman added to this listing as of 8/18/2022)

OCTOBER 8, 2022, Saturday, South Glastonbury – “Hot Rod Fall Out 2022,” an event produced by Matt Firestone and Stephen Peters… Quoting from official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1534126083632677/): “…New England’s Premier Traditional Hot Rod & Custom show is back again… (to be held at Elks Lodge #2202), 98 Woodland St, South Glastonbury, CT 06073-2715, United States… Open to all “traditional styled” Pre 1963 Hot Rods, Customs and Stockers… Live Music, Swap Meet, Food & Booze… $10 per person … www.hotrodfallout.com …”… Additional information - Please also be sure to visit the official Facebook page of the Hot Rod Fall Out (and make sure to give 'em a "Like" while you're there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/Hot-Rod-Kustom-Fall-Out-117628868288365/ ... And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/20/2022)

OCTOBER 8, 2022, Saturday, Oxford – “Cruisin to the Chapel Car Show,” 10am to 3pm, at Community Chapel, 24 Hawley Road, Oxford, CT 06478... Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/788072909288256): "...Cruisin to the Chapel Car Show, Saturday October 8th 2022, 10am - 3pm, Community Chapel, 24 Hawley Road. Oxford, CT… Show cars $10… All makes and model vehicles… Spectators Free… *Bring non-perishable items for free raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes.*… Lawn Parking for show cars… Family friendly event… Music, food, games, and prizes… Awards will be announced by 2:30pm for: Best Domestic, Best Import, Best Euro, Best Muscle car, Best Hot rod, Best Truck/SUV, Best Van, Club Favorites, Special Interest, Best Custom, Best in Show… Accepting food trucks, vendors, donations for prizes, and sponsors… Please contact RAD STALLIONS for more information: radstallionsct@gmail.com , 203-694-0745... webmaster's note - Thanks to our friend Miguel from Rad Stallions (https://www.facebook.com/radstallions) for passing this event info along!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2022)

OCTOBER 8, 2022, Saturday, North Haven – "... ‘Cars & Coffee’ – Presented by Acura by Executive and Street Intuition – All Proceeds Go Toward Benefiting The Breast Cancer Foundation,’ 9am-onward, at Acura by Executive, 527 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/551392193453827/): “…Start your Saturday off with Cars, Coffee & Great Company!... Acura by Executive & Street Intuition is proud to announce the first of many Cars & Coffee events hosted on October 8th 2022 with a rain date of October 15th 2022!... $5 per vehicle as well as a 50/50 Raffle. All proceeds will be matched by Executive Auto Group & donated to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation… Come Hungry, there will be a food truck on the property as well!…”… More info – Please be sure to visit the Acura by Executive Facebook page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/AcuraByExecutive… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/23/2022)

OCTOBER 9, 2022, Sunday, Seymour – “Save The Date - 'We Serve' - The Seymour Lions 53rd Annual Benefit Car Show" ... Quoting from the listing we found on the coming events page of our friends the CT Seaport Car Club (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): "...Sunday ,October 9,2022 (Rain Date October 16), Seymour CT: 53 Annual Seymour Lions Club Benefit Car Show... Judged Show Antique, Custom, Stock, Hot Rod, Muscle, Street Rod, Classics, Trucks, & Motorcycles... Registration $10.00... Location: MPI /Microboard, 36 Cogwheel Lane, Seymour CT 06483..."... FLYER LINK (thanks again CT Seaporters!): https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2022/Seymour%20Show.jpeg ... webmaster's notes - Great organization, great show! Please be sure to visit the Seymour Lions Facebook page (and be sure to give 'em a "Like" while you're there: https://www.facebook.com/SeymourCTLions ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2022)

OCTOBER 9, 2022, Sunday, North Haven – “North Haven Cars & Coffee - Supporting the North Haven Police K-9 Unit," starts 8am, at BMW of North Haven, 610 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT ... Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/472171281038519): "...SAVE THE DATE!--The Last North Haven Cars & Coffee of the season... Join us again at BMW of North Haven for gorgeous cars, delicious coffee, giveaways and live music spun by DJ Stanimol!... Giveaways are sponsored by: Automotive 7 Spa! They will be raffling off 2-year ceramic coating protection (retails for $699) + a black roof wrap special… Mauro Motors is raising money to support our local community North Haven Police K9-Unit! All proceeds will be donated to the North Haven Polices K9-Unit to supplement the purchase food and additional training equipment. With two K9's on staff, the North Haven Police is preparing to welcome a third K9 this December… The success of the North Haven Police Department's K9-Unit has been so successful thus far due to the support of the North Haven, CT community. Join us again in person on October 9th for the last North Haven Cars + Coffee of the season to show support to our North Haven Police Department's K9-Unit--DONATE TODAY: https://gofund.me/41a9abaf ... Special Guests: *Automotive 7 Spa, *QU Car Club, *BMW Car Club of America, *Yellow Kings Brew, *Automobilia Auto Salon… Where: BMW of North Haven… When: Sunday October 9, 2022… Time: 8AM-10AM… RSVP today! https://bit.ly/3qkAQ1E ...”... webmaster's notes - BRAVO BMW of North Haven supporting such a worthy cause! Please be sure to visit the BMW of North Haven Facebook page, and give 'em a "Like" while you're there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/bmwofnorthhaven ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2022)

OCTOBER 9, 2022, Sunday, Westport – “Small Car Company.Org Presents: ‘8th Annual Air Cooled Classic Car Show’ – A Fund Raiser in Support of Piston Foundation,” Sunday, October 9, 2022, 9:00am to 1:00pm, at Veterans Green, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 (across from Town Hall)… Quoting from Small Car Company.Org’s Facebook post of July 23rd, 2022 to their page (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063979032747): “…8th Annual Air Cooled Classic Car Show & Fun[d] Raiser, Sunday, October 9, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Veterans' Green, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 (across from Town Hall)… All makes and models of air cooled vehicles welcomed. $25 day-of entry for car and driver--all spectators and passengers are free. Pre-Registration is not required, but please drop us a line to ensure your spot and for questions. Ample guest and trailer parking available behind Town Hall… Enjoy a day of camaraderie and great air cooled cars on the Green and support the Piston Foundation… The Piston Foundation, through scholarships, apprenticeships, and support provides opportunities for aspiring young people to enter the skilled trades in the collector car industry. All show proceeds go to the Piston Foundation… The award winning students of the Auto Technology program of Bridgeport's Bullard Havens High School will be there. We are so excited to share our community with them again!... Under the watchful eyes of BH Instructor Roxanne Amiot (the first woman graduate of the same program, and 2019 SEMA-NCAT national 'Education Award' winner); and Air Cooled guru Scott Lyman (owner of the Third Garage in New Milford, CT), the students will select the Bullard Havens Students' Choice Award winner… Peter Bush (Host, MC, and Partner of Caffeine & Carburetors) will be our guest MC!... Trophies will be awarded to the most loved cars in attendance by fellow show-going Enthusiasts; as well as the SCC Directors' Choice Award… We would like to welcome and thank our newest sponsors: Curran Volkswagen, and Hagerty Insurance for their generous support… A huge shout-out to David Adam Realty for being such a rock all these years! It's been fun building with you!... Also, many, many thanks to 95.9 The Fox, and Connoisseur Media for your continued enthusiasm!... The whole team makes this event, and our '22 lineup of events possible… And last, but not least, all the air cooled enthusiasts who share their cars and their hearts making us all the Small Car Company. We love your company!...”… And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/9/2022)

OCTOBER 15, 2022, Saturday, Canterbury – “Friends of the Haul of Fame Swap Meet,” see the brief details on the “Yankee Memorial Show List 2022,” that we found online at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F-KcNcCgqD_0Rmzof7ruE-ZCfmmSqoHn/view ... More info – Here’s some location info for the Haul of Fame: https://www.museums.us/state/connecticut/canterbury/haul-of-fame-trucking-museum … NOTE – We are providing this listing as a courtesy—please be sure to do your own research before making any long trips... (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2022)

OCTOBER 15, 2022, Saturday, Farmington – “…Connecticut Valley Region Porsche Club of America Presents – ‘49th Annual Connecticut Valley Region People’s Choice Concours’ – Presented by Hagerty, with support from Poppy’s,’ Saturday, October 15th, 8-9am arrival at Farmington Polo Club, 162 Town Farm Road, Farmington, CT... Voting 9:00-10:30am; awards announced 11:30am… Pre-registration car entry fee (closes 10/13): $30… Breakfast and lunch items will be available for purchase… ‘…Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Porsche Boxster and the 30thanniversary of the Porsche 968 – with judged classes for all Porsches!...’… More info – www.CVRPCA.com and/or see the CVR/PCA’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/cvrpca/ (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)… Oh! And here’s the dedicated event page at the CVR-PCA web site: https://cvrpca.com/event/cvr-peoples-choice-concours-oct-15-2022/?fbclid=IwAR089QnvPJaWP9m7yNJXLzsQo_Yt8xJOVBOWmcwpysRO42Wi6AIsPFbLX2U … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/27/2022)

OCTOBER 15, 2022, Saturday, Stratford – “…Connecticut Air & Space Center Presents: ‘The SecondAnnual Military Vehicle Show,’ 10am to 4pm, at 225B Main Street, Stratford, CT… Rain date = Saturday, 10/22… Vehicles, aircraft, Jeeps (civil jeeps welcome 1964 & under)… $10 adults, $5 kids, free veterans…”… Info – www.ctairandspace.com … Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/791339395521148/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

OCTOBER 15, 2022, Saturday, Middleboro (MASSACHUSETTS) – “…21st Annual New England Speed Meeting – ‘Gathering of the Faithful’ Car Show, 9am to 3pm, at Peirce Playground, 26 Jackson Street (off Route 105), Middleboro, MA 02346… Easy on—easy off trailer parking for race cars… Vintage auto flea market, door prizes, food and refreshments, including chowdah… Rain date = October 16 (call if weather looks questionable)… ‘Celebrate 21 years of ol’ skool’ speed with us… 1963 & older rods, customs, vintage race cars, and enthusiasts are welcome…This meeting is for all types of vintage speed 4’s, 6’s, 8’s, flatheads, nailheads, hemi’s, dragsters, gassers, stock cars, sprint cars, midgets, & vintage motorcycles… Tickets $10 each person, payable at the gate (children under 12 free); vendor space $25 (admits 2 persons), limited space, reserve early… Attendees Gate opens at 9am—vendors gate opens at 7:30am… No pets except for service animals… All proceeds from food sales go to Middleboro Lions… For more information contact: jackwegman@verizon.net , https://www.autonetnewengland.com , 508-888-3103…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/27/2022)

OCTOBER 16, 2022, Sunday, Stafford Springs – “…Annual Fall All-Automotive Ty-Rods Swap Meet at Stafford Speedway – ‘Acres of Auto Parts and Other Finds,’ 7am to 5pm, at Stafford Motor Speedway, 55 West Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076… Reserve your vendor space online: https://staffordmotorspeedway.com/.../Ty-Rods-Swap-Meet ... Contact Ty-Rods at 860-649-3697, or on their Facebook page Ty-Rods Auto Club of Connecticut…”… More info - Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/505605761008898 and also the official Facebook page for the Ty-Rods (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/tyrodsautoclub/ and also the Facebook page for Stafford Motor Speedway: https://www.facebook.com/StaffordMotorSpeedway/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/27/2022)

OCTOBER 16, 2022, Sunday, East Haven – “…East Haven Police Union’s 14th Annual ‘Classic Car Show,’ 9:00am to 1:00pm, at East Haven High School, 35 Wheelbarrow Lane, East Haven, CT…”… ‘…A must-see event for all types of cars and motorcycles…’… webmaster’s note – We saw the flyer for this event posted a couple of days ago by Joe Mulhern (https://www.facebook.com/joe.mulhern.5055) on the Facebook system, and are more than happy to pass the word along—we’ve attended this event in the past as both a participant and a spectator, and it’s always a great time! … More info – Please be sure also to visit the Facebook page for the East Haven Police Union Local 275--and be sure also to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there—online at: https://www.facebook.com/EHPDLocal275/ … And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

OCTOBER 16, 2022, Sunday, (To Be Announced…) – Connecticut Volkswagen Association’s 24th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise… “…Sunday October 16, 2022 - The CVA’s 24th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise, from 9am to ??? Cruise start to be determined. Please check our website or Facebook page for update. This is a rain or shine event. Come and enjoy the fall colors with us. For additional info please contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964bill@ctvwa.org , Jeff McBride jeff@ctvwa.org , or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend, CVA head guy Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) for sending along the full 2022 year’s-worth of CVA events (via an e-mail dated 2/1/2022), from which this event listing was extracted! Thanks Bill and all CVA-ers for all your work to create fun events thru the year, and for keeping us on the mailing list!.. (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/8/2022)

OCTOBER 22, 2022, Saturday, Guilford – “…Straight Jacket Presents ‘3rd Annual Spooktacular Car Show’, 1pm-onward, at SJ Shop CT, 1700 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/500651648157114/):   “…Come join us for our 3rd Annual Halloween Spooktacular Car Show!!... Food, Games, "Spooky" Halloween Walkthrough (and goodie bags), Trophies, Raffle Prizes and More!... All makes, years, and models are accepted!... Trophy categories will be Best Classic, Best 4x4, Best Euro, Best Super Car, Best Muscle and Kids Choice… No entry fee!...”… webmaster’s note - We also noticed a rain date of October 23rd also noted on the Facebook event page… More info – Please be sure to visit the SJ Shop CT official Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/sjshop.ct ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/27/2022)

OCTOBER 22, 2022, Saturday, Marlborough – “…The Others C.C. Presents: ‘Hot Rod Hootenanny at the Farm,’ 10am to 4pm, at The Farm At Carter Hill, 86 East Hampton Road, Marlborough, CT 06447…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1246227202588291/): “…We are at it again. The Others! Car Club presents the Hot Rod Hootenanny… Pre-1965 Traditional Styled Hot Rods, Customs and Stock vehicles only… $10 per person, Live Music, Food, Booze and Good Times…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

OCTOBER 23, 2022, Sunday, New Canaan – Quoting from a 2/10/2022 post on their official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/CaffeineandCarburetors/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”): “…Announce the dates for the 2022 Caffeine & Carburetors Gatherings of Automotive Enthusiasts – Produced by Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee … Pine Street: 4/24, 5/22, and 9/18… Waveny Park: 10/23… See you there… Tell your friends!...”… And for more info: https://caffeineandcarburetors.com/ …. *3/15/2022 UPDATE-- ATTENTION PORSCHE (& OTHER SPORTS CAR) DRIVERS FROM THE SHORELINE AREA -  Quoting form a mid-March 2022 Facebook post from our friends at Northeastporscheowners (https://www.facebook.com/northeastporscheowners): “…Preview to events and drives we are working on for 2022... Scheduled drives to Caffeine & Carburetors in New Canaan, CT... Early group starts in Madison/Guilford Shoreline area, then meets up with group on the Merritt Parkway in Orange, CT… More details to follow… (List of dates): April 24th Sunday … May 22nd Sunday … Sept 18th Sunday … Oct 23rd Sunday… We will be promoting ours and other events all year long… Stay tuned and keep following…”… Sounds cool! What could be more fun than a group drive to a legendary car meet!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/11/2022; info on planned drives starting from the Shoreline area added to this listing as of 3/15/2022)

OCTOBER 23, 2022, Sunday, Derby – "... ‘Fill The Crosley’ – Presented by Heav’nly Donuts of Derby,’ 12pm-onward, at Heav’nly Donuts, 653 New Haven Avenue (Route 34), Derby. CT…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/3276135489320549/): “…Heav’nly Donuts End of  year Cruise Night & Food Drive to Help The Spooner House of Shelton…”… More info – Please be sure to visit the Heav’nly Donuts Facebook page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100056898385426 … Additional thoughts – Endless thanks to Heav’nly Donuts Cruise Co-Directors Ernie Badas (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004638825586) and Michael R.J. Burke (https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.burke.9) for all the work they do, with this event, the Springtime version of this event, and all of the other great Sunday evening cruise nights they work to produce for everyone’s enjoyment throughout the season! Thanks Guys!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/23/2022)

OCTOBER 23, 2022, Sunday, Stafford Springs – “…Vikin Productions Presents: ‘Connecticut’s Largest Annual Fall Motorcycle Swap Meet & Antique/Custom Bike Show,’ 7:00am to 4:00pm, rain or shine, October 23, 2022, at Stafford Speedway, 55 West Street, Stafford Springs, CT… Admission $15; vendor spaces (10’x20’) $35… Military veterans discount $5 off admission with valid ID… Bike show $15; bike corral $15… Vehicles with trailers are subject to extra fees… Music by Ron Jones… Info: 860-978-2861, e-mail: vikinproductions53@gmail.com … Directions: www.staffordspeedway.com …”… webmaster’s note – We saw the flyer for this event, from which all of the above info was transcribed, at the Facebook page for Vikin Productions, located online at: https://www.facebook.com/VikinProductions (make sure to visit their page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

OCTOBER 29-30, 2022, Saturday-Sunday, Brooklyn – “12th Annual Brooklyn Swap Meet,” Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT… See the brief details on the “Yankee Memorial Show List 2022,” that we found online at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F-KcNcCgqD_0Rmzof7ruE-ZCfmmSqoHn/view ... NOTE – We are providing this listing as a courtesy—please be sure to do your own research before making any long trips... (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2022)

OCTOBER 30, 2022, Sunday, Stratford to Milford – “...Cruisin' East Car Club Presents 'The 38th Annual Toys For Tots Cruise',” starting at 10:00am at Riverview Bistro, 946 Ferry Blvd., Stratford, CT, till 12:00 noon... Then cruise to Goodie's Drive-In, Cherry Street, Milford, CT; 12:30 'til ???... Rain date = Sunday, November 13th... New unwrapped toys, retail gift cards (Target, Stop & Shop, Walmart)... Giveaways, raffles, fun!..."... webmaster's note - Thanks to our friends Melissa from Fritz's Car Cruise, for posting the flyer for this event on the "Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts - Connecticut" Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291) yesterday, which is where we saw it and from which all of the above event info was transcribed (thanks also to Will from Blood Sweat and Gears who also posted a copy of the flyer)... Thirty Eight Years they've been doing this?! How about that!! Bravo Cruisin' East and friends!!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2022)

NOVEMBER 6, 2022, Sunday, Branford – Town of Branford 2022 Veterans Day Parade… Quoting from a 9/8/2022 broadcast e-mail (subject line: “2022 Veterans Day Parade November 6”) that we received from Branford Veterans Parade Committee Chairman Bill O’Brien (obrienwt@comcast.net): “…Greetings all. Labor Day is behind us and it's time to plan for fall activities. Again I'm getting an early start to see if you or the organization you represent will be part of this year’s Veterans Day Parade on Sunday November 6. Our service on the main green starts at 1:00 pm and the parade steps off at 1:30 pm. Same route as always. Let me know if you or your group will participate. Thank you… --Bill O'Brien, Parade Chairman, 203-988-0241…”… Thanks Bill for keeping us “independent” antique car folks on the list for your invitation, Bill! Speaking for myself, I’d love to participate once again with my old car, and will do my best to get the word out to the local-area antique car community!... Attention potential antique car participants – Please be aware of the key points that Bill outlined in his note. *Make sure you can get there (I believe we’ll be lining up again on Town Hall Drive, roughly in front of Trinity Church, facing “the wrong direction,” like we did for the Memorial Day Parade) no later than 1:00pm. *Make sure your car/car’s cooling system is suitable for a good amount of “walking speed” creeping along—especially if it turns out to be a hot day!... And finally: *Please do your best to contact me (CommonGear@aol.com), if you think you will wish to participate with your antique car in this parade at least a few days before November 6th—I will compile a list of interested antique automobile drivers, and forward that list to Chairman O’Brien, so that he and his committee will know what to expect, in the way of a turnout of “independent” antique automobiles—THANK YOU!... And Thank Again also to Chairman Bill O’Brien and the Branford Veterans Parade Committee for this opportunity for antique automobiles to take part in honoring our Veterans on this special day… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/9/2022)

NOVEMBER 6, 2022, Sunday, Trumbull – “…The Monroe Street Rodders Present: ‘The Fall Classic Car Show at Plasko’s Farm’…” Quoting from the listing we saw on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): “…Sunday November 6, 2022, Trumbull CT: Monroe Street Rodders Presents Fall Classic Car Show at Plasko’s Farm, 670 Daniels Farm Rd., Trumbull, CT 06611… $15.00 per car… Trophies, 50/50, Music, Food & Fun for All… Antiques, Stock, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Customs & Classics--All Show Cars Welcome NO CUT OFF YEAR…”… FLYER linkhttps://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2022/Plasko's%20Farm%20flyer..jpg … More info – Please be sure to check out the Monroe Street Rodders Facebook page online at: https://www.facebook.com/MonroeStreetRodders … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/28/2022)

DECEMBER 4, 2022, Sunday, Westbrook – Connecticut Volkswagen Association’s ‘Last Hurrah’… “…Sunday December 4, 2022 – The CVA’s “Last Hurrah” Address: 401 Seaside Ave. 06498. Are you crazy enough to go to a VW event in December? Weather permitting we will be gathering again at the Westbrook Town Beach from noon to 3pm. Afterwards we are invited to participate in the Westbrook “Tree Lighting Parade”, decorating is encouraged! Contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org for more info…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend, CVA head guy Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) for sending along the full 2022 year’s-worth of CVA events (via an e-mail dated 2/1/2022), from which this event listing was extracted! Thanks Bill and all CVA-ers for all your work to create fun events thru the year, and for keeping us on the mailing list!.. (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/8/2022)

JANUARY 21-22, 2023, Saturday-Sunday, West Springfield (MASSACHUSETTS) – Never too early to start planning to attend… “Start/Finish Productions Presents ‘Annual Auto Parts Swap ‘N Sell’ – Automotive/Racing Enthusiasts Indoor Swap Meet, Eastern States Exposition” … webmaster’s note – We received a very nice 5/24/2022-postmarked note from the “head man,” Ben Dodge at Start/Finish Productions in Vernon, CT, that indicated the 2023 event dates will be Saturday, January 21st, and Sunday, January 22nd! Awesome! Good to get these dates onto our calendar, so that we can start planning ahead! Thanks Ben & Start-Finish! We’ll be pleased to beef this event listing up as more info becomes available, but for now, SAVE THOSE DATES!… For more info - … CONTACT: Start/Finish Productions, 860-871-6376 or 860-268-1787, www.apswapnsell.com ...”… Even more info – Please do check out their Facebook page also (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), online at: https://www.facebook.com/AutoPartsSwapnSell/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/3/2022)

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CRUISE NIGHTS, CARS & COFFEES (& Other Recurring Car Gatherings) 

IMPORTANT: Since the world of Cruise Night listings seems to be especially filled with old, out-of-date information--which has, on occasion, led to frustrating drives to non-existent cruises (we speak from direct personal experience!)--we've decided to do our best to only list confirmed listings (though we still urge you to call ahead before making any long trips, since we cannot guarantee anything), which we'll clearly highlight with a noticeable color--we have been alternating red and fuchsia in recent years to highlight the most recent years' listings. *12/15/2021 UPDATE - Will use BLUE for the new 2022 listings!!... Anyway, now that it's the New Year, if you have any confirmed 2022 cruise and/or recurring-type event listings, please send us yours--especially those Shoreline-oriented, for inclusion here--Thanks!...

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (every other, starts 4/24/2022 4/17/2022), Guilford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee,” 9am to 11am at Guilford Commons shopping plaza, 1919 Boston Post Rod, Guilford, CT 06437… Quoting from the listing we found on the CarsAndCoffeeEvents.com web site (https://carsandcoffeeevents.com/event/ct-shoreline-cars-coffee/2022-04-17/): “…We are a group of car enthusiasts who meet every other Sunday at the Guilford Commons to talk about cars. All cars welcome. If it has wheels, bring it!...”… More info - Organizers web site on Facebook (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/ctshorelinecarsandcoffee/ … Even more info – The Guilford Commons shopping plaza (sometimes known as “The Rockpile” to locals) is also very easy to get to right off of I-95, Exit #57… webmaster’s note – It cannot be overstated what the CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee team and their followers have brought to our formerly sleepy little area of the Central CT Shoreline area over the past couple of years—even in the midst of unprecedented planning challenges presented by the Covid pandemic! Thanks to the CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee folks for all they contribute to our local Shoreline-area car enthusiast culture!… *3/20/2022 UPDATE: DATE REVISION - We just noticed CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee's recent Facebook post to their page (https://www.facebook.com/ctshorelinecarsandcoffee) that the Season Opener is on Sunday, April 24th, so we are making sure that this listing gets properly updated!... Quoting from their note dated yesterday: "...Mark your calendar’s!!! Our season opener is scheduled for Sunday, April 24th, 9-11am in Guilford CT: Guilford Commons, 1919 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437... You know the drill…. “If it has wheels, bring it!”…. And we like dogs too… Looking forward to seeing everyone and we have some special/fun things planned for you…"... Sounds great to us! Thanks again CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee folks!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/28/2022; event date revision incorporated into this listing as of 3/20/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (starts 5/22/2022), Hebron (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - : “Cruzin Hebron Presents: Cruzin’ The Village Shoppes,” 5pm onward, at The Village Shoppes shopping plaza… List of dates and themes for 2022 season: May 22nd at 5pm = Hometown Foundation Benefit Cruz… June 26th at 5pm = Packages for Troops Benefit Cruz… September 25th at 5pm = PKD Foundation Benefit Cruz (polycystic kidney disease)… October 23rd at 4pm = Cruz’n For Boobies… Quoting from a sponsor solicitation form that was posted 1/25/2022 on their Facebook page (form link: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/272773419_462702195532182_1847480026496335197_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=UHb3Ja2twjgAX8jptm0&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=00_AT_Kdc1V6WVRDHMcamKSjh8NofooZcsZcD1qk4ZLvzs1pw&oe=61F78B4E): “…This year we are moving back to Ted’s parking lot where we started our cruises 22 years ago. If your company is interested, please consider one of the following sponsorship levels—your company logo will be on large banner and all social media: gold = $250 (large logo on banner)… silver = $150 (medium logo on banner)… Friends of Cruizin’ Village Shoppes = $65 (name on banner)… Village Shoppes donates 100% of all proceeds to that month’s charity… If you are interested, please contact Larry Ash 860-335-0395 or Dave Armata 860-559-1250… Thank you, Cruzin’ The Village Shoppes…”… More info - https://www.facebook.com/cruzin.vill.shoppes ... Even more info – We looked up the street address for The Village Shoppes shopping plaza (where Ted’s IGA Food Center is also located), and it appears to be: 127 Main St, Hebron, CT, 06248 (and Main Street in Hebron is also Route 66)… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/26/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (starts on or about 1/30/2022), New Canaan (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Caffeine and Carburetors”… Quoting from the listing we found on the CarsAndCoffee.com web site (dedicated page at: https://carsandcoffeeevents.com/event/caffeine-and-carburetors/2022-01-30/): “…Caffeine & Carburetors is a gathering of automotive enthusiasts. We meet at Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee in New Canaan, CT to enjoy our rides and share them with like-minded gear heads hiding in and around Connecticut and New York. Smaller, informal gatherings occur every Sunday morning throughout the year with 4 larger events in the spring, summer, and fall… We have a tendency to lean toward sports cars, with the occasional Model A or 1920's Rolls Royce, but our emphasis is on foreign sports cars. We enjoy all vehicles and there are no sponsorships or awards… Doug Zumbach began hosting these gatherings in 1995. These Sundays start around 8 am to gather and enjoy a cup of coffee followed by a leisurely drive through the countryside… Caffeine and Carburetors is a way to indulge the gear head in all of us… Being a gathering and not a juried event, there is no registration, and events are free for all…”… Time is nominally listed as 8:00am to 11:00am, there is no cost to participate, and the gathering place is listed as Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee, 77 Pine Street, New Canaan, CT 06840, and phone for more info is 203-966-2704… And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/26/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (First Sundays, starts 5/1/2022; see other specific dates), Westbrook (appears to be confirmed for 2022) -   “Hot Rods & Hot Dogs – Presented by Edd’s Place of Westbrook,” First Sundays, Noon to 3 4 (webmaster’s note - We noticed that the event is now listed to end at 3:00pm, based on the June 5th event flyer; awards reportedly to happen at 2:15 to 2:30pm), at Edd’s Place, 478 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498… (List of dates): May 1 … June 5 … July 3 … August 7 … September 4 … ‘…Vintage cars, $5 footlong dogs, hoola-hoop contest, vinyl, prizes…’… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our long-time old car friend Carl Waters for passing along the flyer for this event, from which all of the above info was directly transcribed… More info - Make sure to visit their Facebook page and give 'em a "Like": https://www.facebook.com/eddsplacect/ (webmaster’s note – This is a revised Facebook link—we had unknowingly been listing the FB link for when the business was owned by a previous family—this corrected link is now the proper one for the business; please make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!)… Even more info - And a nice review from “the e-list”: https://the-e-list.com/tasty-new-beginnings-for-edds-place-westbrook/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/10/2022; revised Facebook link for Edd’s Place incorporated into this listing as of 5/19/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (starts 4/24/2022; see other specific dates), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Downtown Milford Cars & Coffee”… 8:30am to 1:00pm, Downtown Milford, 58 River Street, Milford, CT 06460… See the event listing details on the CarsAndCoffeeEvents.com web site (dedicated event page: https://carsandcoffeeevents.com/event/milford-cars-coffee-season-opener/2022-04-24/), which notes: “…details forthcoming…”… Other dates (all Sundays): 5/1 … 5/8 …5/15 … 5/22 … 5/29 … 6/5 … 6/12 … 6/19 … 6/26 … 7/3 .. 7/10 … Here’s also Downtown Milford Cars & Coffee Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”): https://www.facebook.com/carscoffeemilford … *3/11/2022 UPDATES: MORE DATES ADDED – We looked at the CarsAndCoffeeEvents.com web site again recently, and found a whole bunch more dates added (although event details are still listed as “forthcoming” at this time). So, just for completeness-sake, here’s now the Full List of Published Event Dates for 2022Sunday 4/24 … Sunday May 1 … Sunday May 8 … Sunday May 15 … Sunday May 22 … Sunday May 29 … Sunday June 5 … Sunday June 12 … Sunday June 19 … Sunday June 26 … Sunday July 3 … Sunday July 10 … Sunday July 17 … Sunday July 24 … Sunday July 31 … Sunday August 7 … Sunday August 14 … Sunday August 21 … Sunday August 28 … Sunday September 4 … Sunday September 11 … Sunday September 18 … Sunday September 25 … Sunday October 2 … Sunday October 9 … Sunday October 16 … Sunday October 23 … Sunday October 30 … And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/11/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (starts on 6/12/2022; and then specific dates), Killingworth (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’1st Parmelee Farm Cruise Event for 3:00 to 5:00 on June 12th, 2022’…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/538638121130934/): “…Get out your favorite ride, whether it be a '50s Hot Rod, Muscle Car, classic Model T or a fancy sports car. Bring it down to the front lawn of Parmelee on Route 81 in Killingworth and spend some causal time with car enthusiasts in the area. No fees, no judging, no prizes, just a relaxing afternoon followed by a free concert in the provision from 5:00 to 7:00…”… And then we found this other news item on the Zip06.com web site, that provides not only this event date, but also future dates for 2022 that also feature the classic car cruise. Quoting from the Zip06.com article “Parmelee Farm Happenings,” that was published on 6/2/2022 (link to article: https://www.zip06.com/news/20220609/parmelee-farm-happenings): ”…The Killingworth Historical Society will welcome visitors to the Parmelee Farmhouse this summer to view the display of tools used in 18th- and 19th century Killingworth homesteads. The farmhouse is located at 465 Route 81 and will be open 3 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, June 12July 10Aug. 14, and Sept. 11 and by appointment… The society will also have a small tag sale in the garage behind the farmhouse on June 12 from 3 to 5 p.m… On the same days as the society’s open house dates, the Parmelee Farm will feature a car cruise from 3 to 5 p.m., followed by a free concert from 5 to 7 p.m… The public is welcome to visit the farm for fun days of viewing the vintage vehicles, browse the farmhouse historical displays, and stay for the concert. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and snacks/picnic and make it a fun family time… For more information, visit parmeleefarm.org …”… More info – Please also be sure to visit the Parmelee Farm Cruisers Facebook page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/CruisersAtParmeleeFarm .... And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/9/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SUNDAYS (Revised Day of the Week for this event - starting 8/7/2022, and running through 10/30/2022 - other details including times also revised) TUESDAYS (not sure when it started--first saw organizer's notice on their Facebook page 7/14/2022), Essex (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Scotch Plains Tavern of Essex Presents ‘SPT Cruise Days’,”  Every Sunday, 2:30pm to 5:30pm, through October 30th... 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at Scotch Plains Tavern, 124 Westbrook Road, Essex, CT 06426 (webmaster’s note – Believe this road is also known as Route 153,and since it’s to the west of Route 9, I think this area is sometimes referred-to as the “Centerbrook” section of Essex; easy to get to off of Route 9 Exit 3—might be known as “Plains Road” on some maps--or I-95 Exit 65, which I believe is the “Essex Road” exit)… Quoting from the UPDATED Facebook notice with flyer that they posted on their page within the last day or or so (https://www.facebook.com/scotchplainstavern/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there):   "...We are excited to announce that we are officially moving our SPT Cruise Days to Sundays, between 2:30pm and 5:30pm, through October 30th... Stop by on Sundays with the family and check out the exotic, vintage, and classic cars. Stay for dinner with your choice of signature burgers, delicious seafood, or a steak cooked to order. And, for the kids, we have Mac 'n Cheese, Grilled Cheese, and more... For more information go to: https://bit.ly/3L8AHro ..."... More info - We went to that dedicated event info page, which contains the following additional info: "...Vroom, Vroom — Classic and Exotic Cars - Sundays through October 30th from 2:30pm – 5:30pm... Stop by on Sundays with the family and check out the exotic, vintage, and classic cars. Stay for dinner with your choice of signature burgers, delicious seafood, or a steak cooked to order. And, for the kids, we have Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Grilled Cheese, and other delicious options... Looking for EXHIBITORS to show off their Hot and Exotic Car(s) at SPT Cruise Days on SUNDAYS from 2:30pm to 5:30p.    Exhibitors enjoy a one dollar draft & half price appetizers along  with a chance to win an SPT Gift Card!... Interested? Give us a call at (860) 662-4032, or just show up on SUNDAYS to show off your Hot and Exotic Car(s) between 2:30p to 5:30p..."... And there you have it!.... “…Do you own an exotic or classic car? Want to show it off? Give us a call, or just show up on Tuesdays at 5:30P… Exhibitors enjoy perks… #exoticcars … #scotchplaintavern ….”… Here’s the actual flyer wording: “…Be A Part Of The Action – Show Off Your Hot And Exotic Cars… Looking for exhibitors to show off their hot and exotic car(s) at ‘SPT Cruise Days’ on Tuesdays, from 5:30p to 7:30p… Exhibitors enjoy a one dollar draft and half price appetizers along with a chance to win an SPT Gift Card!... Interested? Give us a call at 860-662-4032, or just show up on Tuesdays…”… Sounds great to us!... Even more info – Please also be sure to check out the Scotch Plains Tavern official web site at: https://www.scotchplainstavern.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2022; updated as of 8/5/2022 with revised day of the week & other details)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (“1st and 3rd Sunday, April – September”), Brooklyn (appears to be confirmed for 2021) – “‘2021 Brooklyn Cruise Night,’ 1pm-onward, at 220 Providence Pike (Route 6), Brooklyn, CT 06234… Cars, bikes, food, music, and more…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this cruise info along, via an e-mail from a day or so ago. The screen shot that Rick sent us appears to indicate that the Moriah Lodge #15 A.F & A.M. is the organizer (and that appears to be their address also), and so please do be sure to visit their official Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/MoriahLodgeNo.15 ... There is also a “Moriah Lodge Cruzin Car Shows” Facebook group page that is also worth checking out (and consider joining especially if you are in their area): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1516739978523133/ …   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/4/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (starts 6/6/2021), Derby (appears to be confirmed for 2021) -“The Heav’nly Donuts of Derby Summertime Sunday Afternoon Classic Car Cruise Nights 2021,” at the Heav’nly Donuts of Derby restaurant, 658 New Haven Avenue, Derby, CT 06418…”….. Quoting from Heav’nly’s “Main Man” Ernie (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004638825586), in his Facebook post (also posted simultaneously on the Heav’nly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Heavnly-Donuts-96112739325/ - make sure you visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) from just today (Wednesday, 5/19/2021): “…We will be opening our indoor seating for full operation on June 1. June 6, Sunday will be our kick off for this season's Heav'nly Donuts Car  Cruise. This Cruise Season will be dedicated to ALL essential workers, yes, our fine employees who worked day in and day out, but all the others too, the police, fireman, medical, grocery, the mechanics, plumbers, electricians, the list  goes on, those who couldn't stay at home... On Sunday June 27 we will be doing our FILL THE CROSLEY Food Drive for the Spooner House…”… Fantastic news, Ernie! We love the fantastic job that our friends Ernie and Mike (https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.burke.9) always do with the Heav’nly Donuts summertime cruise nights—always keeping the mood fun and light, and making everyone feel welcome! And needless to say, they display outstanding community spirit, with their “Fill The Crosley” food drives—that are always supported strongly by the area classic car community, and which benefit a wonderful humanitarian organization that’s based in Shelton, CT, The Spooner House (https://www.facebook.com/ACT.Spooner.House/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re at it)… Thanks again Ernie and Mike, and everyone who make the Heav’nly Donuts classic car cruise nights the great events that they are!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/19/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) MONDAYS (starts 4/25/2022), North Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “The DooWop Cruisers’ Monday Night Cruise Nights at Washington Commons Plaza,” 117 Washington Avenue, North, Haven, CT 06473… Quoting from the post of 12/14/2021 by The DooWop Cruisers on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/The-DooWop-Cruisers-850763601737049/): “…Good news—this just in: First, we are still a club, and coming back for Monday nights in North Haven in Washington Commons on Washington Street… Our start date is April 25th, 2022, provided weather of course…”… webmaster’s noteAwesome! So good to hear this! The DooWop Cruisers’ Monday night cruise nights are an institution!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 12/15/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) MONDAYS (starts 5/16/2022; see list of other dates), New London (appears to be confirmed for 2022)  - Ocean Beach Park Presents ’98.7 WNLC Classic Car Cruise Night’!”… 5pm-on, at Ocean Beach Park, 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT 06320… Event Description from the Ocean Beach Park web site “Park Events” page (https://ocean-beach-park.com/park-events/): “…Cruise Night, Monday Evenings… Every Monday evening, Classic Hits 98.7 WNLC sponsors Ocean Beach Park’s “Cruise Night”  show Enjoy a parade of antique cars and other interesting vehicles and the sounds of a Live DJ spinning   classic music. Parking and admission is free. There are ride wrist band specials, as well as waterslide and mini golf specials as well…”… List of 2022 Cruise Night Dates gleaned from the Ocean Beach Park web site’s “2022 Entertainment Schedule” page (https://ocean-beach-park.com/park-info/links/): Monday, May 16th (5pm-on) … Monday, May 23rd (5pm-on) … Monday, May 30th (5pm-on) … Monday, June 6th (5pm-on) … Monday, June 13th (5pm-on) … Monday, June 20th (5pm-on) … Monday, June 27th (5pm-on)… (JULY 4th = NO CRUISE NIGHT) … Monday, July 11th (5pm-on) … Monday, July 18th (5pm-on) … Monday, July 25th (5pm-on) … Monday, August 1st (5pm-on) … Monday, August 8th (5pm-on) … Monday, August 15th (5pm-on) … Monday, August 22nd (5pm-on) … Monday, August 29th (5pm-on) … Monday, September 5th (5pm-on) … Monday, September 12th (5pm-on)… Even more info – Please be sure to visit the official OBP Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), online at: https://www.facebook.com/OceanBeachParkNewLondon/ … And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/6/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 4/19/2021), Bolton (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Barnyard Breakout! – Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Monday Night Car Show”… Quoting from what was posted March 28, 2021 on the Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/fishfamilyfarmcreamery - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): “…Barnyard Breakout! - Fish Family Farm car show update: 1st Monday night show will be April 19 if weather and field conditions are favorable. We are also working on a few different food trucks to supply food... 1st big charity show for LRF will be Memorial Day, Sandy has the Lobster truck booked for that day. That show will start at 1pm until 4pm. We are going to try to get a few live bands this year if we can swing it. We will also have new T-shirts for sale this year. Stay tuned and watch for updates!... Please share this post!...”… More info – We didn’t see a start time for the April 19th event, but presumably it will be some time in the evening. Also, we noticed the acronym “LRF” in the post, as relating to their Memorial Day event (Memorial Day is also a Monday), and it appears to be short for Lymphoma Research Foundation (“The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s mission it to eradicate lymphoma and serve those impacted by this blood cancer)—an undoubtedly fantastic cause to support!... Location: Fish Family Farm Creamery and Dairy is located at 20 Dimock Lane, Bolton, CT 06043… And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/31/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 5/17/2021; reportedly every third Monday of the month), Willimantic (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Willimantic Elks Cruise”… The following info is as posted by Gary Pomo (https://www.facebook.com/gary.pomo), on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018), within the past day or so (and thanks again to our friend Rick Stevenson, for highlighting it, or else I would’ve missed it): “…Double Yea!!... Willimantic Elks Cruise is back!!... 1st one = Monday May 17, 5:30… Food, Drink, and Fun… MUSIC of your memories with The Po'm… And the Big E!!!...”… More info – We’re gonna assume that this Facebook page for the (Willimantic) “Elks Lodge” is the correct one (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elks%20Lodge/200798429942225/), and contains the following correct street address: 198 Pleasant St, Willimantic, CT 06226… Even more info – Our friend Rick S. says that this event happens: “Third Monday of the Month”… And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/20/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) TUESDAYS (first of the month, starts 5/3/2022), Chesterfield (appears to be confirmed for 2022) – “...'First Tuesday Natures Art Yester Year Car Cruise,’ at Nature’s Art (The Dinosaur Place)…”… webmaster’s note – The following info came from the OldRide.com dedicated event page https://www.oldride.com/events/5701948.html   - “…First Tuesday Natures Art Yester Year Car Cruise… First Tuesday Cruise, Nature’s Art (The Dinosaur Place), Yesteryear of Oakdale Auto Club, Route 85, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, CT 06370… 6:00pm – 8:00pm… Pre-1978 Vehicles, Classic and Antique Cars, and Antique Drivers too!... Rain date = Following Thursday… Concessions, Food, Beverages, Ice Cream, Trophies, Live DJ, and Fantastic Raffle Prizes… Antique Museum… Up to 300 cars, 3 lots of parking… (List of dates) May 3June 7July 5August 2September 6, 2022… Contact info: Lawrence Erhart 860-460-2287…”… More info – Yesteryear of Oakdale Car Club info published at the Hemmings web site:  https://www.hemmings.com/clubs/detail?hmn_club_id=1478317 – and they also have a Facebook group page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/102589163413912 - and, here’s Larry Erhart’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/larry.erhart ... And finally, here’s the Nature’s Art official web site: https://naturesartvillage.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 12/29/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) TUESDAYS (starts 5/3/2022), Plainfield (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Hank’s Dairy Bar Presents Monthly Car Cruise on the Lawn,” 5pm to 8pm, at Hank’s Dairy Bar, 1006 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT 06374… Quoting from the Facebook event notice (https://www.facebook.com/events/1304959496597744/): “…Join us for our monthly Tuesday night car cruise. This event will always take place on the back lawn... All years, makes and models are welcome... Come together with other car lovers and chat, get some dinner or dessert and listen to live music… Giveaways will be held every month... Car cruises are a past-time at Hank’s enjoyed by all!... Rain date will be always be the following Tuesday…”… 2022 dates are listed as: May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6… More info - Make sure to also visit the Hank’s Dairy Bar Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/hanksdairybar ... And they also have a main web site at: http://www.hanksdairybar.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/26/2022)

THIS EVENT REPORTEDLY CANCELLED (***UPDATED FOR 2022***) TUESDAYS (starts 5/3/2022; see other specific dates), Cheshire (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Chesire Wayback Burgers Car Cruise”… 5pm to 8pm, Wayback Burgers, 957 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410… Quoting from John Ortale’s (https://www.facebook.com/john.ortale) post from early March 2022, to the “CT Car Shows and Meets” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018): “…car cruise wayback burger, 957 s main st, cheshire ct, tuesday may 3, 2022 thru oct 11 2022, 5pm -8pm, 203-439-0060…”… More info – The Cheshire Wayback Burgers’ Facebook page (please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) is located online at: https://www.facebook.com/WaybackBurgersCheshireCT ... And there you have it... *EVENT CANCELLATION - Per a 9/6/2022 Facebook post by JoAnn York (https://www.facebook.com/joann.york.378), and also a 9/7/2022 announcement by John Ortale on the CT Car Shows & Meets FB page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018/), this event has been unfortunately cancelled... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/11/2022; event cancellation incorporated into this listing as of 9/8/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) TUESDAYS (starts 5/10/2022), Haddam (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Misfits Weekly Cruise Night”… 5pm to dusk, 95 Bridge Road (“Tony’s”), Haddam, CT… Note: Same location, under new management… New Facebook page to come… Contact: Joe George 203-410-0846 or joegeorge928@gmail.com … And that’s all we know—thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this along, and also for Belltown Antique Car Club newsletter editor Dan David for gathering up the info & getting it out there... *5/24/2022 UPDATE – Thanks to our old car friend Joe George (joegeorge928@gmail.com) for sending us along a copy of the official 2022 flyer just today, from which we have transcribed all of the following info (and we also uploaded the flyer to the SAAC FB page today): “…Free! Misfit Car Show… Always Free to Enter and Free to View!... When: Every Tuesday, 4pm-7:30pm… Where: 95 Bridge Road, Haddam, CT (home of Tony’s Package Store and River Valley Provisions)… All cars, bikes, trucks, and people are welcome!... Music, raffles, & food available! Trophies awarded weekly!... Special Thanks to our Sponsors and Donations!... Find us on Facebook for updates: “Misfit Car Show.”… More info: Joe George 203-410-0846, misfitcarshow@gmail.com … Misfit Car Show and property are not held responsible for damages, injuries, lost or stolen items…”… Even more info - We also went and tuned in the “MisFit Car Show” Facebook group page (may we suggest joining, to keep up with the goings-on related to this great weekly event—go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/958641301511388/), where we found Joe’s welcome post dated 5/13/2022: “…Welcome to Misfit Car Show! All are welcome! Free to enter and view -- Every Tuesday night from 4pm-7:30pm, located at: 95 Bridge Road Haddam CT… Always music, raffles, and food available to purchase!... Looking forward to seeing you!...”… Fantastic! Looking forward to getting over to the beautiful town of Haddam for this legendary long-running event soon!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2022; lots of updates & additional info added to this listing as of 5/24/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (“every other,” starting 5/11/2021; also see list of dates), Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - Over The Hill Gang Connecticut Pep Boys of Berlin Cruise Nights… Quoting from the flyer that was posted on the Facebook system just a couple of days ago by the Over The Hill Gang Connecticut car club (https://www.facebook.com/OverTheHillGangCtOthgct/): “…Over The Hill Gang Connecticut… WHERE: Pep Boys, 44 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037… WHO: Any hot rod, street rod, pro street, muscle cars… WHY: Great fun for family & friends, music, prizes, raffles, trophies!... Every other Tuesday, starting May 11th, 2021, 5:00pm – 8:00pm… (List of dates): May 11th … May 25th … June 8th … June 22nd … July 6th … July 20th … August 3rd … August 17th … August 31st ...  September 14th … September 28th … October = TBA … No rain dates … Weather permitting—see our Facebook page for cancellations; follow us on Facebook “Over The Hill Gang CT othgct”… and Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack @pepboysauto … Please respect others—observe social distancing and wear masks when walking around. And as always, no booze or burnouts! Thank you…”... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (starts 6/29/2021, runs thru September), New Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Paradice Cruisers Litchfield Crossings Tuesday Cruise Nights,” 5pm-9pm, weekly through September, at Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping center, in the parking lots between Panera Bread and Webster Bank, off Route 7 and Dodd Road, New Milford, CT… (street address: 169 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 06776)… Info - http://www.paradiceclassiccruisers.org/ … webmaster’s note – We saw this event listed online at the following New Milford Patch page: https://patch.com/connecticut/newmilford/calendar/event/20210629/527691/paradice-classic-cruisers-roars-back-to-litchfield-crossings-for ... Even more info – And this appears to be their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1038671189531951/about/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/25/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/11/2022), Oxford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “…Fritz Bobby Snack Bar Presents – ‘Weekly Wednesday NightCar Cruise,’ 5pm to 8pm, at Fritz’s Snack Bar, 72 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page that was posted recently by Melissa from Fritz’s Car Cruise (https://www.facebook.com/events/4829298180457433/): “…Every Wednesday night, from 5-8, weather permitting... We are hoping this will be a great season think we all deserve it… Come down help us celebrate every Wednesday night with food, music, and friends. We will be offering giveaways, 50/50 raffle…”… webmaster’s note - Sounds good to us! I’ve attended this cool Wednesday night event in the past, and it’s always well-attended, with lots of cool cars, friendly folks, and a welcoming atmosphere... More info – Please be sure to visit the official Facebook page for Fritz Bobby Snack Bar (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/Fritz-Bobby-Snack-Bar-121081091236677/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/3/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) WEDNESDAYS (listed to start 5/11/2022; runs thru Monday, 10/10/2022 Columbus Day), Prospect (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “VFW Post 8075  Car Cruise,” 5:00pm-8:00pm, at VFW Post 8075, 218 Cheshire Road, Prospect, CT 06712… Quoting from the listing seen on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): “…Wednesday May, 4, 2022, Prospect, CT… OPENING CRUISE of 2022 - Car Cruise VFW 8075, VFW Post 8075, 218 Cheshire Road, Prospect CT, 5:00pm -8:00pm… Cars, Music, Food, Pavillion, Plenty of Parking… All ages welcome, Admission is free… Every Wednesday from May 4th-Columbus Day (Monday, October 10th), go to "Prospect Community Buzz" on Facebook for info…”… And here’s the FLYER LINK that was also provided by the CT Seaporters: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2022/VFW%208075Cruise.pdf … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/10/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) WEDNESDAYS (reportedly started up on 4/13/2022), Bolton (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Parkside Pizza & Ice Cream Cruise Night Season 2022”…  webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) for his e-mailed heads-up of 4/15/2022, alerting us to this event (the 4/27 “not quite” season kickoff, and the ongoing weekly cruises for the 2022 season); Rick’s e-mail with subject line: “Parkside Pizza Cruise in Bolton,” had the following note: “…Parkside Pizza started up their cruise nights on the 13th. We drove by there yesterday and they had their sign out so I looked it up…”… And it appears that Rick did a copy & paste about the event, from the Eastern-CT oriented “Dream Machines Classics” April 2022 coming events page (https://www.dreammachineclassics.org/schedules/2022%20Schedules/april_2022.html), which read as follows: “…April 27, Parkside Cruise Night, Parkside Pizza & Ice Cream, 270 West Street, Bolton, CT 06232, every Wednesday, 4pm…”… More info – Here’s their Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/parksidepizzact/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/15/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) WEDNESDAYS (starts on 7/6/2022; and then specific dates), Branford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’Shake, Rattle, and Roll – Way Back Wednesdays – Presented by The Town of Branford Department of Parks and Recreation’…”… Quoting from the note and flyer wording that our friends the CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee folks posted today on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ctshorelinecarsandcoffee): “…Mark your calendars for Wednesdays in July at the Branford Town Hall. To participate in the car show, e-mail nardellasmusic@aol.com … Shake, Rattle, and Roll… Way Back Wednesdays, featuring classic hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s spun by DJ Dennis Nardella… July 6th … July 13th … July 20th … & July 27th … 6:00 to 8:00pm, weather permitting… Including a car show on Town Hall Drive… To participate in the car show, email NardellasMusic@aol.com …”… Sounds awesome! We went to a couple of these events last summer, and had a GREAT time!... More info – Please be sure to visit the Branford Parks & Recreation Department Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/BranfordParksandRec - and their main informational web site is located at: https://branfordct.myrec.com/info/default.aspx ... And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/9/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) WEDNESDAYS (started 5/18/2022), Colchester (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Good Times Motoring Club Presents ‘Third Wednesday Cruise Nights’ for 2022,” 5pm-on, at the Colchester Town Green, 80 Main Street/Route 85 (Green appears to be bounded by Main Street/Routes 85 & 16, Hayward Avenue, and Norwich Avenue), Colchester, CT 06415… No admission, however it appears that there is a 1988 cut-off (per what we found on a GTMC info page: https://www.goodtimesmotoringclub.com/blank-1) … Following dates for 2022: Weds 5/18 (rain date 5/25) … Weds 6/15 (rain date 6/22) … Weds 7/20 (rain date 7/27) … Weds 8/17 (rain date 8/24) … Weds 9/21 (rain date 9/28) … More info – Main GTMC web site is at: https://www.goodtimesmotoringclub.com/ and Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) is at: https://www.facebook.com/Good-Times-Motoring-Club-1411136705883672/ … And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 7/20/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/12/2021; see listing for other dates), Bozrah (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Bozrah Moose 950 Cruise 2021 at The Moose Club Grill – Presented by The Moose Riders Club”… Quoting from the poster that we saw shared in early April on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018): “…Bozrah Moose Lodge 950 Cruise 2021, by The Moose Riders Club, at the Moose Club Grill… (list of dates) May 12 … May 26 … June 9 … June 23 … July 14 … July 28 … August 11 … August 25 … September 8 … September 22 … Rods, customs, antiques, muscle cars, special interest… Food services and beverages available… Info: 860-889-6856… No burn outs please…”… Additional info – We looked up the Bozrah Moose Lodge 950’s street address and it’s listed as 115 Fitchville Road, Bozrah, CT 06334… We also looked up the Bozrah Moose Riders Facebook page, and you can check ‘em out at: https://www.facebook.com/bozrahmooseriders ... A few more details – We subsequently ran across another copy of the 2021 flyer that appears to contain a bit more info about the cruises (including the hours they run, which are listed as: 5:00pm to 8:00pm, and also the recommended Exit # off of Route 2 to get there, which would be Exit 24) posted on the Facebook system by James Izzarelli (https://www.facebook.com/izzarelli1); thanks James!... And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/12/2021), Prospect (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…’Cruise At Poncho’s’ – Senor Poncho’s Restaurant”… Quoting from the listing that we ran across on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Upcoming Cruise Nights page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/cruisecalendar.htm): “…May 12 and every Wednesday May Thru October 11, 2021 Prospect CT... Cruise At Poncho’s, Senor Poncho’s Restaurant, 280 Cheshire Road, Prospect, 5:00pm, Cars, Music, restaurant and bar will be open, All ages welcome, Admission is free 50/50, Pic of the week and Bucket Raffle. Every Wednesday from May 12-Columbus Day (Monday, October 11th) Contact Carl Montagano at 203-725-6704 or email at carl.montagano@sbcglobal.net …”… Flyer link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/senorPonchos.pdf… Even more info – Please be sure to visit the official Facebook page of Seņor Panchos Prospect (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/SPProspect … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (listed to start 4/21/2022; runs thru 10/27/2022), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...Cruisin’ East Car Club Presents ‘The Thursday Night Cruise Night at Goodies Drive-In,’ 170 Cherry Street, Milford, CT… 6pm-9pm… Food, music, giveaways, trivia… ‘Cruisin’ the way it used to be’… Cut off 1985… Contact Phil 203-378-7684 or Bill 203-243-7824…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Peggy Hall O’Hara for passing along the flyer via the Facebook system, from which all of the above info was transcribed. In her note accompanying the flyer that was posted today (4/21/2021), she added: “…Goodies Cruise starting tonight! See you there!...”… Sounds great! I’ve been to this cruise several times as a spectator and it’s always a great time with great cars and friendly folks!... More info – See their official web site at: https://goodiesmilford.com/ and/or visit their Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/goodiesmilford/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/21/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (listed to start 5/5/2022; presumably weekly—but better contact the organizers to make sure…), Ansonia (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...The Seymour Lions Club Summer Cruise Nights – Sponsored by Tire Shak,’ 5pm-8pm, at St. Sebastian Club, 86 Father Salemi Drive, Ansonia, CT 06401… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/352873506661711): “…Cruises will be held at St. Sebastian Club, 86 Father Salemi Dr., Ansonia, CT 06401… This show will be lots for fun for the whole family; we take pride in the part we play bringing car enthusiasts together to celebrate a time when the automobile was more than just an appliance. We invite all hot rods, street rods, rat rods, classic, custom, trucks, motorcycles and antiques to join us… As local car aficionados showcase their vintage, classic, and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles and all the work they have done on them, there are opportunities to network and uncover new ideas for local car enthusiasts… Trophies will be award for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place car/truck winners also a motorcycle trophy will be award. Our sponsors pick the winners! Music raffles, socializing makes for a fun night!... For more information visit our web site www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/seymourct/ or our Facebook page @SeymourCTLions (https://www.facebook.com/SeymourCTLions/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there --webmaster) or follow us on Instagram @seymourlions, email us seymourlions52@att.net or call Lion Melissa @ 203-430-9356 or Lion Corky @ 203-619-1571…”… And there you have it! The new location sounds fantastic, and speaking for myself, I’m looking forward to checking it out this season!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/21/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (starts 5/19/2022; appears to be weekly; no info on end date), South Glastonbury (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “... ‘Hops On The Hill Farm-To-Glass Brewery Cruise Nights,’ Thursdays, starting May 19th, weather permitting… At Hops On The Hill, 275 Dug Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073… ‘…Come enjoy a beer and show off your hot rod/antique car/any make or model – all are welcome!...’…”… More info - https://hopsonthehillbrewery.com/ and/or their official Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/hopsonthehillsog ... Additional note – Special Thanks to our friend Bill from South Glastonbury who gave us the heads-up on this event’s 2022 season kickoff!...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/28/2022) 

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (starts 5/12/2022), Marlborough (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “The Farm At Carter Hill Cruise Night”… 5pm to 8pm, 85 East Hampton Road, Marlborough, CT 06447… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/2787916808176683): “…Cruise night is back. This is not an event this is a night to come to the farm and meet other people with the same love of autos and have something to eat or drink from the Hogs Breath Tavern or The Screaming Goat Tap Room and Beer Garden and enjoy the farm. This will happen every Thursday night and a special one will be the 3rd Thursday of the month hosted by The Others Car club. Centrally located on Rt 66 in Marlborough Ct…”… And there you have it! Thanks, as always, to our friend Rick Stevenson for the heads up about this cool-sounding event!... More info – Please be sure to visit The Farm At Carter Hill’s” official Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/farmlifeonrt66/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (starts 4/28/2022), Prospect (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’The Rad Stallions Present – Thursday Night Car Cruise at Seņor Panchos of Prospect,' 5:00 pm to 9:00pm, at Seņor Panchos restaurant, 280 Cheshire Road, Prospect, CT 06712…"... Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/3211491829082221/): “…Come cruise on Thursday nights at Seņor Pancho's, 5p-9p, 280 Cheshire Rd, Prospect, CT… All makes and model cars are welcomed, no cut off year. Let's fill the lot!... Respect the lot and neighbors… Awards, raffles, and music on-site as well courtesy of the Prospect Car Club… Family friendly event, bring the kids, restaurant is opened to serve food and drinks. Happy hour specials…”… Sounds cool!... More info – Please be sure to check out the Rad Stallions Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/radstallions/ and also the same for Seņor Panchos of Prospect: https://www.facebook.com/SPProspect/ … webmaster’s note – We admit to being inexcusably slow getting this event onto our calendar, since from some research, it appears the actual Season Opener date was Thursday, April 28th. But, better late than never, I guess! Thanks Rad Stallions for all your work on these events, and contributing to the richness of our local-area car enthusiast scene!… (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/26/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (starts 7/21/2022), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - : “Gipper’s Restaurant Weekly Thursday Car Cruise”… 5pm-8pm, at Gipper’s Restaurant & Ale House, 304 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT 06460… All years, makes, and models welcome… Happy hour specials, prizes, 50/50 raffle… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/2271432426357061): “…Come down to Gipper’s for the weekly cruise night! Thursdays from 5-8pm. All makes and models welcome, no cutoff year. Happy hour specials, 50/50 raffle, prizes. Thursday is also Ladies Night!...”… Sounds cool!... More info – Please be sure to visit the “Gipper’s” Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/Gippers-Restaurant-Ale-House-122588371138733 ... And also their main web site at: https://www.gippersalehouse.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 7/20/2022)

TEMPORARILY CLOSED (per their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TailgatersCT) (***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (not sure when it started--first saw notice on Facebook dated 6/24/2022), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’Tailgater's Cruise Night,' Thursday nights, 5:00 pm to 8:00pm, at Tailgater's Bar & Grill, 290 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT... All cars welcomed, no cut-off year... Cars, raffle, prizes, music, happy hour specials... Music by DJ V... Stay for the after party, 9pm-midnight, with throwback hits by DJ Tony... webmaster's note - We saw this via a Facebook post dated 6/24/2022 by Cars and Coffee Events (https://www.facebook.com/carsandcoffeeevents/), with the note: "...New Event Added: Tailgater's Bar and Grill Cruise Night..."... (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/27/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) THURSDAYS (not sure when it started--first saw organizer's notice dated 6/24/2022, thru October), Hamden (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’Connecticut Classic Chevy Cruise Night - at P&M On Whitney (formerly Donato's Pizza),' every Thursday, 5:00 pm to 9:00pm, at 3825 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT... Music by Mike & The Magic Time Machine... '...C'mon down for great cars, great food, and great music! Get together with old friends, and make some new ones!...'... An an accompanying note by Bob Civitelli (https://www.facebook.com/bob.civitelli) from the 6/24/2022 flyer post read as follows: "...Come to our New Cruise at P&M on Whitney, 3825 Whitney Aveue, Hamden, CT, 5 to 9pm. Great food, great music! June thru Oct.! Every Thursday..."... More info - Please make sure also to visit the CT Classic Chevy Club's Facebook page, and give 'em a "Like" while you're there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/CtClassicChevyClub ... And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/27/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (starts 4/29/2021; runs thru 9/30/2021), Enfield (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Cruisin’ at Mt. Carmel,” in Enfield, CT… The following was posted on 2/19/2021 by John B. (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1141058699337292/user/100007227395415/) on the CT Council of Car Clubs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs): “…~~ Cruisin' Mt Carmel ~~ Sponsored by Trantolo & Trantolo… Come join us every Thursday. Free admission. Weekly car award… Use the Charles Street entrance located off Elm ST. (Rt 220)… DJ, Food/Beverages served. 5:00-8:00pm… 93 Park Ave, Enfield CT… WEATHER PERMITTING WE WILL START OUR 2021 CRUISE NIGHTS ON THURSDAY APRIL 29th – SEPTEMBER 30th … www.mtcarmelsociety.com , (860)745-8856…”… More info - Additionally, a flyer for this event was posted the same day on the CT Council of Car Clubs FB page by Gerald Leblanc (https://www.facebook.com/gerald.leblanc.31), which included the following additional info: “…Cruisin’ at Mt. Carmel, 93 Park Avenue, Enfield, CT… Every Thursday night 5:00-8:00pm… Fresh food, 50/50 raffle, free admission… Sponsored by Trantolo & Trantolo… Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Cruisinmtcarmel ...”… Sounds cool!... Make sure to visit that Cruisin’ Mt. Carmel Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/20/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) FRIDAYS (starts on 6/17/2022; see the listing for other specific dates), East Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Uncle D’s Diner Cruisin’ Friday Nights 2022”… Uncle D’s Diner, 869 Mill Street, East Berlin, CT 06023… “…Cruise nights run 5-8pm, and the diner opens at 5:30pm… Featuring: Mark’s Trivia, Music, Trophies, 60/40, Raffle, and Great Food & Friends…”… webmaster’s note - The following Friday night dates were included on the flyer that Tom Salwocki (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009117097522) posted to the CT Council of Car Clubs’ Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/), on April 8th, 2022: June 17th… July 15th … August 19th … September 30th … More info – Here’s their Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/uncledsdiner … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/15/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) FRIDAYS (starts on 5/6/2022; runs thru September), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...Blood Sweat & Gears Car Club 2022 Cruise Nights – ‘We’re Back to Milford McDonalds!’… Every Friday Night, May 6, 2022 through September, 6-9pm, weather permitting, at McDonalds Restaurant, 1376 Post Road, Milford, CT… Cut-off year 1981… Sponsored trophies, 50/50, and more!... Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/bloodsweatandgearscarclubconnecticut (webmaster’s note - Please be sure to visit their FB page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)… New sponsors always welcome! Call or text Bob at 203-260-9754…”… More info – Please also be sure to view the BSG’s official web site at: https://www.bloodsweatandgearscarclub.org/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/26/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) FRIDAYS (starts on 5/20/2022), Vernon (“Vernon-Manchester line”) (appears to be confirmed for 2022) – Tri-Town Cruzers Friday Night Cruise Nights at the old CT Golfland… Sorry we did not get this posted sooner, but our friend Rick Stevenson advised that the Tri-Town Cruzers (https://www.facebook.com/groups/114290658583546/) started up their Friday night cruise at the old Golfland on the Vernon-Manchester line as of this past Friday evening (5/20), and with a new sponsor: Trantolo & Trantolo (https://www.facebook.com/TrantoloAndTrantolo). Quoting from the Gerald Leblanc (https://www.facebook.com/gerald.leblanc.31Facebook post from a week or so ago that Rick forwarded: "...So it looks like the field is going to ready for a car show at the old site at golfland so Friday will Officially be our first show there will be food music and lots of cool cars. Show starts at 5pm till 8 pm hope to see you all… PS: we are looking for suggestions on a name for the show we will pick a winner and they will receive a $25 gas card from us. This is a Trantolo and Trantolo sponsored show..." ... Sounds great to us, and thanks again Rick for the heads up!... More info - For one more bit of hopefully useful info, the actual street address for the old CT Golfland appears to be: 95 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT 06066... And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/22/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) FRIDAYS (started already, not sure how long it runs), North Branford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...Marty Forbes’ Friday Night North Branford McDs and DQ 2022 Cruise Nights…”… Quoting from a post by the one and only Rockin’ Richard Phillips (https://www.facebook.com/richard.phillips.1042 -   who provides the rockin’ oldies music for this very long-running local Friday evening cruise night), on 6/6/2022, to the Freedom Forever Auto Club Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1622552494512734): “…The Friday night classic car cruise continues from 5pm to 8pm at the McDonalds and Dairy Queen stores in North Branford, Connecticut. Free raffle ticket when you bring a classic car! Drawing all night for great prizes. DJ Rockin' Richard spins those oldies but goodies…”… Sounds great—thanks Rockin’ Richard!... webmaster’s note – I had been hoping to find something in writing about this event for 2022, and thanks to Rockin’ Richard’s post, I can now add it to the SAAC Calendar (I don’t like to post stuff that I hear about via word-of-mouth, even though I’ve already personally been to this event once already this year, just this past Friday evening on 6/3/2022—and I can assure you, it’s as cool as ever!). Looking forward to coming back again soon!... Additional info - The McDonalds and Dairy Queen who are the host businesses for this cruise night are located at 280 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471, part of a larger shopping plaza called I think, “Central Plaza,” and you can think of it as also being located at the intersection of Routes 80 & 139 (I think Route 80 in this area is called “Foxon Road,” and Route 139 in this area is “Branford Road”)… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/8/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) FRIDAYS (starts 5/21/2021), North Windham (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Classic Cruise Nights at the Aero Diner”… The following info is as posted by Gary Pomo (https://www.facebook.com/gary.pomo), on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018), within the past day or so (and thanks again to our friend Rick Stevenson, for highlighting it, or else I would’ve missed it): “…YEA!... Classic Cruise nights are back at Aero Diner, Boston Post Rd. (North Windham, across from Walmart)… Friday, May 21…5:30… Great food specials… Music by Po'm and Paul obg duo… Pass the word… It’s great to have them back...”… More info – From the Aero Diner’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/50sdinerllc), the street address is listed as: 361 Boston Post Road, North Windham, CT 06256 … And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/20/2021)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (starts 5/14/2022; and then specific dates), Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Saturday Night Cruisin’ Classics at MidState Air Compressor – A Production of Connecticut Street Legends Car Club,” 5pm to 8pm, at MidState Air Compressor, 1492 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/272524408340313/): “…Come and enjoy a free night of classic car fun with good music, food, and friends. Trophies will be awarded and prizes will be available…”… Additional info - Here is the FULL LIST OF DATES for this event, that was also available at the Facebook event page (all are Saturdays, and all are listed to run from 5pm to 8pm): May 14th … June 11th … July 9th … August 13th … September 10th … Even more info – Here’s the official Facebook page for the Connecticut Street Legends Car Club (please make sure to visit their page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutStreetLegends ... And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/7/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (starts 5/14/2022; see other specific dates), Wallingford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “…Charter Oak Firebird & Pontiac Club’s Saturday Cruise Nights 2022 at Duchess of Wallingford”… 4:00pm – 8:00pm, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, at Duchess restaurant, 124 Church Street, Wallingford, CT 06492… 2022 Schedule (no rain dates): 5/14 … 5/28 … 6/11 .. 6/25 … 7/9 … 7/23 … 8/13 … 8/27 … 9/10 … 9/24 … 10/8 … 10/22 … ‘…All classic, muscle, and specialty cars welcome! Classic imports too! (no tuners!)… Bigger trophies & better raffles!... 50/50 drawing, music, and more!... Parking available only at Duchess (Charter Oak Firebirds reserves the right to refuse entry to any vehicle or person. No alcohol, no burnouts, please come have fun and be safe…’… Brought to you by www.charteroakbirds.com … Club information: Brad 203-467-4482…”… webmaster’s note – All of the above info was transcribed from a flyer that our long-time old car friend Brad Benoit (https://www.facebook.com/brad.benoit.14) posted on the Facebook system in early March 2022. Brad’s note accompanying the flyer read: “…Hello Fellow Cruisers, Please see attached flyer for the Charter Oak Firebird 2022 Saturday night cruises. We hope to see you all there for a good time. All are welcomed. Charter Oak Firebird and Pontiac Club…”… More info – The Duchess of Wallingford Facebook page is located online at: https://www.facebook.com/Duchess-of-Wallingford-2100846016633055/ ... And there you have it... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/11/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (every first and third of the month; starts 5/7/2022) Meriden (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “American Muscle Car Club’s Class Act Auto Wash Cruise Night,“…5pm to 8pm, at Class Act Auto Wash Featuring Premier Pet Wash, 1275 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/723395132007891/): “…Come hang out with American Muscle Car Club at Class Act Auto Wash… Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 5-8 PM, 1275 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450… AMCC Cruise Nights are known for being informal and lots of fun. We're all about hanging out, talking cars, and having fun!... Trophies, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Music, and a friendly gearhead atmosphere…”… More info – Please make sure to visit (& “Like” while you’re there) the Facebook pages of AMCC at: https://www.facebook.com/americanmusclecarclubct , and also the Class Act Auto Wash at: https://www.facebook.com/classactautowashpremierpetwash ... Additional thoughts – We’ve attended several of these events over the years as both a spectator and participant, and they’re always a laid-back, friendly, great time! Hoping to get up to Meriden for at least a couple of these fun events this coming season! Thanks AMCC-ers for making it happen once again for 2022!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/14/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (starts 4/23/2022) Monroe (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “Monroe Street Rodders Opening Night Cruise at Bill’s Drive-In”… Quoting from the listing we found on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): “…Saturday, April 23, 2022 Monroe CT, OPENING CRUISE of 2022… Monroe Street Rodders Opening Night Cruise at Bills Drive-In… Classic car cruise with the Monroe Street Rodders Car Club at Bill's Drive In… Monroe Turnpike ( Rt.111)  Monroe, CT… 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm… Cut Off Year 1985… Trophies, 50/50 raffle and give-aways every week… Fun for the entire family… No alcohol, burnouts, strollers, bicycles, skateboards or pets… Covid Guidelines Strictly Followed …”… More info – Please also be sure to visit the Monroe Street Rodders’ Facebook page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/MonroeStreetRodders ...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/10/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (every first of the month, starts on 5/7/2022; see listing for other specific dates), Old Saybrook (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...’American Legion Post 113 Car Show!’… Show held every first Saturday of the month, 9am to 3pm, from May thru September, 2022, at American Legion Post 113, 80 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT… Food, music, trophies, and a great time!... Show dates: May 7th … June 4th … July 2nd … August 6th … and September 3rd … Free Admission…”… webmaster’s note – We thank Charlie Calci (https://www.facebook.com/charlie.calci) for posting the flyer for this series of events at the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291), which is where we transcribed all of the above info from… More info – Please also be sure to visit the Faulk Marcolini Newman American Legion Post 113 Old Saybrook CT official Facebook page (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionPost113OldSaybrookCt ...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/26/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (starts on 5/21/2022; see listing for other specific dates), Uncasville (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - "...The Southeastern Connecticut Mustang Club presents – ‘Cruise Nights 2022 at The Center of Montville,’ 601 Route 32, Uncasville, CT 06382… All cars and trucks welcome, no cut-off dates… Sorry, no motorcycles… (List of dates): Saturday, May 21st, 5:00pm until 8:00pm … Saturday, June 18th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm … Saturday, July 16th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm … Saturday, August 20th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm … Saturday, September 17th, 4:00pm until 7:00pm … Appreciation trophies courtesy of Whaling City Ford… Great music, exciting raffle prizes, big 50/50 raffle… Food, drink, and ice cream by Mr. Hot Dog… All raffle proceeds go to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center… Rain dates are the following Saturday—for the latest cruise night and show info, see our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SCMC1 ... On the web: www.secmc.com … Please, no alcohol & no burnouts…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks very much to our friend Clem Brown (lxxvtr6@aol.com), who e-mailed us the flyer for this popular & long-running cruise night series, from which all of the above information was transcribed! From his note dated 4/26/2022: “…Hi Steve, attached is the flyer for our 2022 Cruise Nights. We're running a little late this year while waiting for all our sponsors to come back aboard but we're all set now…”… Sounds great, thanks Clem!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/27/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (starts 4/30/2022; appears to be weekly; no info on end date), Pomfret (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “... ‘Tri-State Cruisers Classic Car Club Weekly Cruise at Pizzaria 101/Loos & Co.,’ corner of Routes 169 & 101 in Pomfret, CT, on the grass, 5-8pm…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks again to our friend Rick Stevenson, via an e-mail dated 4/27/2022, who advised that “…Pomfret cruises start this Saturday…” (via his e-mail with the subject line “Pomfret cruises start April 30, 2022”); we are happy to pass along the info, and also recommend checking in with the organizers, at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tri-State-Cruisers-Classic-Car-Club-131516450220126/ (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”), and/or their web site: http://www.tri-statecruisers.com/ … And there you have it! Thanks again Rick for the heads up… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/28/2022)

(***UPDATED FOR 2022***) SATURDAYS (3rd Saturday of the month, not sure when it started; appears to be ongoing; year-round no info on end date), Wallingford (appears to be confirmed for 2022) - “...The Jaguar Club of Southern New England Presents: ‘Jags & Java,’ at Mozzicato’s Wallingford, 9:00am until 11:00am, at Mozzicato’s Italian Bakery, 731 North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492… editor’s note – We heard about this thru our friend David Brill—the “Auto Archeologist” (e4wbrill@aol.com or Dave@AutoArcheologiest.com), who mentioned it in an e-mail dated 9/20/2022: “…Our Jaguar Club of Southern New England also does a monthly car meet at Mozzicato's in Wallingford, the third Sat of each month, called Jags and Java, open to any cars though.. its Jags an Java because our Jaguar club puts it on…”… I told David I’d get it onto the SAAC Calendar next chance I got, and here we are… More info – From the JCSNE’s dedicated web site page (https://www.jcsne.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=124803&item_id=1502135&event_date_id=255 – this was for the 9/17 event, which just passed—you can go to the “calendar” view - https://www.jcsne.org/content.aspx?page_id=4001&club_id=124803 - and look for the third Saturday, click on it, and open up the info page) about these events: “…’Jags ‘n Java’ (JCSNE does breakfast)… Don't forget - once a month we have our regular monthly Saturday morning get-together nearby in Wallingford… Drop by any time between 9 and 11 and you'll find members enjoying a coffee, discussing their latest projects (or planning for their next one)… Remember: 9am, 3rd Saturday of the month, Jags 'n' Java… Mozzicato’s, 731 North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492….”… Even more info – Here’s info from a page about the (just-passed 9/17) event that we found on the “Cars & Coffee Events” web site (https://carsandcoffeeevents.com/event/jags-and-java/2022-09-17/): “…Don’t forget – once a month we have our regular monthly Saturday morning get-together nearby in Wallingford… Drop by any time between 9 and 11 and you’ll find members enjoying a coffee, discussing their latest projects (or planning for their next one)...”… Still more info – Here’s the JCSNE’s official Facebook page—please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/Jaguar-Club-of-Southern-New-England-2021635348060016 ... And there you have it!… *9/22/2022 ADDITIONAL EVENT INFO – I asked David Brill in a follow-up note if there was a season end date, or whether it happened year-round. In a response dated 9/22/2022, David wrote: “…Hi Steve, Yes, we do this year round. Granted, in the middle of winter, they're aren't too many of us bringing the Big Cats outs to play, but we still meet up…”… Excellent, thanks so much David (and JCSNE)!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 9/21/2022; additional event info added to this listing as of 9/23/2022)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 6/12/2021 at NEW LOCATION), North Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “DJ John Rozz Presents ‘Cruise at the New Address for Dino’s Seafood’,” 323 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… Quoting from the John Rozz (https://www.facebook.com/john.rozz.5) post of June 11, 2021, to the CT Seaport Car Club’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ctseaportcarclub): “…This Saturday Finally. The New Dino’s Location… DJ John Rozz, Vintage Cars, Name That Tune, Best Seafood in Connecticut… Dancing, Prizes, Good Vibes & Awesome People… (starts) 3pm…”… More info – Here’s info from the accompanying poster that John Rozz also shared with his Facebook post: “…Dino’s Seafood, 203-239-5548, NEW ADDRESS: 323 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… DJ John Rozz, 203-317-7129… Dino’s Gift Certificates will be given to all game/car winners…”… Sounds great to me! Looking forward to checking out this event, at the NEW location for Dino’s Seafood!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/15/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (once a month, starts 3/20/2021, runs thru October; see list of dates), Branchburg (NEW JERSEY) (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Neshantic Station Car Show,” 7:30am to 1:00pm, 111 Elm Street, Branchburg, NJ 08853…. Quoting from the event flyer posted on the Hemmings dedicated info page (https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=58473) where this event was found (direct flyer link: https://assets.hemmings.com/uimage/77519114-0-0.jpg?rev=1): “…The popular Neshantic Station Flea Market is joined in 2021 by the new Neshantic Station Car Show! The Car Show will be held one Saturday each month from March through October, from 7:30am to 1:00pm… (list of dates): Saturday, March 20 … Saturday, April 17 … Saturday, May 15 … Saturday, June 12 … Saturday, July 17 … Saturday, August 14 … Saturday, September 18 … Saturday, October 16 … Registration: There is no charge for car owners to bring and show their cars, and all antique, classic, and collector cars, trucks, and other vehicles are welcome. We just ask car owners to email us at carshow@nechanic.organd register so we know how many vehicles to expect. In lieu of registration fee, we ask all car owners to bring a cash or food donation for the Somerset County Food Bank… The Car Show is just minutes from Routes 202 and 206. To find the location via GPS, enter “111 Elm Street, Branchburg, NJ”…”… webmaster’s note – Why a car show in New Jersey on the SAAC Calendar? Reason #1 is that it’s a nice early-season event (and we love the early season events), and Reason #2 is that it seems a lot of events more local to us are either not being planned yet (obviously due to COVID concerns), or are being planned and cancelled already (which is exceptionally depressing, and for the same reason), and Reason #3 is that it just plain sounds like fun, and if I have a free Saturday, I’ll definitely consider a drive out there to check it out—if not as a participant, at least as a spectator! New Jersey is a beautiful state to visit!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/25/2021)

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